What are PTR files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a PTR file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your PTR files.
What is a PTR file?
A .PTR file is an OS/2 Pointer Image file.
.ptr is a file format utilized in conjunction with the OS/2 operating system. .ptr files are pointer images, which are small graphics that represent the position of the mouse cursor on the screen.
These images are typically small and simple and are often used to indicate the location of a clickable element or to provide visual feedback during certain operations.
How to open PTR files
Important: Different programs may use files with the PTR file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your PTR file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested six different PTR openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: January 4, 2023
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of PTR files. Remember, different programs may use PTR files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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